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Rents are finally dropping in New York City, and a bubble might be about to pop

In October, the share of New York City rentals that took a price cut, according to the listing tracker Streeteasy, topped 42 percent—the highest level since December 2010. The real estate firm Citi Habitats, which draws data from its own listings, reports that the vacancy rate in Manhattan has …

Finding Dory review: eerily beautiful, deeply emotional

<b>Director: Andrew Stanton; Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill, Kaitlin Olson,Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Idris Elba, Dominic West, Sigourney Weaver (voices). Cert U, 103 mins.</b><p>What if Sebastian the Crab has been wrong all this time? “Darling, it’s better / down where it’s …

Animation

10 Totally Unintentional 'Pokémon Go' Effects on Society

Dead bodies, nudes, live battlefields, and armed robbery have made their way into Pokémon, thanks to the real world.<p>Dead bodies, armed robbery, extreme homophobia, and militarized police forces weren't commonplace in the cheery world of Pokémon, but when Nintendo and mixed reality game developers …

Top 10 Books of 2016

Fiction<p>Commonwealth<p>By Ann Patchett<p>An illicit kiss at a christening wrecks two marriages in Los Angeles but blends the six children from different families. As we follow them over the next half century, their stories come into focus the way our own family legends cohere — from scraps of information …

Books

‘Downton Abbey’ Series Finale: The End of an Era (SPOILERS)

<b>Spoiler alert: Do not read until you’ve watched the series finale of “Downton Abbey,” season 6, episode 9, airing March 6.</b><p>Edith got married! Anna and …

TV

‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’: 10 questions we still have after the revival

Netflix’s “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” revival (theoretically) had one major purpose: to provide closure to fans who wanted to see how creator Amy Sherman-Palladino envisioned the end of the series, given that she exited the original show before the final season in 2006.<p>Now that we’ve …

TV

Couple uses puppy bouquets instead of flowers on their wedding day

- For most couples about to tie the knot, flowers are an important part of the day, but one couple is putting puppies in their place.<p>Instead, Kathryn …

Puppies

Brain Scan Study Suggests Mental Math Exercises Could Boost Emotional Health

Engaging a specific part of the brain during mental math exercises is connected with better emotional health, according to a new brain-scanning study …

See 6 of the Funniest Comedy Wildlife Photography Award Finalist Shots

People make mistakes. Guess what? Animals do too! Thankfully humans created the camera, so we can capture these goofs on film and always remember …

Photography

Operation Cone of Power: When British Witches Attacked Adolf Hitler

It was the summer of 1940, just weeks after a narrow escape by the British armies at Dunkirk, and the United Kingdom was braced for the onslaught of …

North Sea

9 yoga poses you can do anywhere

This sequence is designed to challenge your entire body in a low-impact way, but still leave your muscles tired and your body and mind invigorated.<p>The cardio bursts throughout this routine will give you a healthy sweat and elevate your heart rate, which aids in fat loss, especially in difficult …

2016 wildlife photographer of the year - winners in pictures

American photographer Tim Laman was named winner of the prestigious annual competition for his image Entwined Lives, showing a critically endangered Bornean orangutan in the Indonesian rainforest. The award is given for a story told in just six images, which are judged on their story-telling power …

Wildlife

13 Haunting Books To Read This Fall, If You Dare

👻<p>‘Tis the season for re-re-watching “Stranger Things” and contemplating the punniest possible couple’s costume, plug and socket notwithstanding. ‘Tis also the season for picking up scary books ― books that disturb, books that alarm, books that go bump in the night.<p>We’ve selected a few of our …

Study Finds Students Of All Races Prefer Teachers Of Color

"Do you speak English?"<p>When Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng walked into his summer school classroom for the first time as a brand-new teacher, a student greeted him with this question. Nothing in his training had prepared him to address race and identity. But he was game, answering the student lightly, …

Education

How I Became a Faster Runner

As soon as I was able to run, I wanted to run faster. It’s been a journey with a lot of ups and downs, but it really is possible to start as a slow …

Marathons

21 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Fall

Turn over a new (autumn) leaf with these exciting reads.

Books

A Kid Flushed A Kitten Down The Toilet But Firefighters Were Able To Rescue It

Meet (a) Miracle.<p>Kristin Schmitz called the fire department when she realized what had happened.<p>"All of a sudden we hear this meow meow meow, and I said it sounds like it's coming from under the floor," she told <i>WIBW</i>.<p>Chief Rob Boyd said in his 30-year career he'd never received a call like this.<p>"You …

5 tips for traveling Europe on a budget

It isn't always easy to travel Europe on the cheap as necessities such as lodging, food and transportation are pretty expensive. Add in the fact that the US dollar's exchange rate isn't favorable, and travel costs can easily soar.<p>But don't cancel your grand European travel plans just yet. With a …

Over 50 Female Journalists Speak Out About Sexual Harassment

"He made all sorts of innuendos: My kids are away, I'm recently divorced, you won't regret this."<p>Earlier this summer, former Fox head Roger Ailes was ousted after more than two dozen women accused him of sexual harassment. Now Newsweek has published a survey of 53 women and 2 men who work in …

M2 Premium Videos

Trump Threatens to Revoke NYT Press Credentials Again

Photo: APTrump is throwing yet another tantrum at the <i>New York Times</i>, this time over a reported article published on Saturday that depicts the GOP …

Donald Trump

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6 Yoga Poses You Can Do In Bed Before Sleeping For Better Health

Sometimes, it’s hard to unwind after a long day, and it can be difficult to fall asleep even when you are exhausted. Fortunately, there are many ways …

Yoga

An Open Letter To New Liberal Arts College Students: What You Should Know On Day #1

Dear Class of 2020:<p>On your first day of college, there is almost too much to think about. Your room. Your roommate. Your family back home. Your course schedule and books and the location of all those buildings with names that still sound unfamiliar. The people around you seem different from the …

6 Things That Happened When I Tried Meditating Every Day For A Month

Goodbye monkey brain, hello inner calm.<p>I started meditating a little over a year ago—and by "start" I mean I had the most amazing guided meditation …

Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines

Avoiding books on the spiritual disciplines is a natural response when you already find making time for plain old prayer and Bible reading a …

Evangelical Christianity

There Is a Sanctuary in Hawaii Where You Can Cuddle Hundreds of Fluffy Cats

Can someone take us here as soon as possible?!<p>If you asked us what heaven looked like, we would direct you to photos of the Lanai Cat Sanctuary on the island of Lanai in Hawaii. This little piece of paradise in the Pacific Ocean is home to nearly 500 cats that are just waiting to be cuddled.<p>Since …